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UConn Health Center Upcoming Programs

The following programs are scheduled at the University of Connecticut Health Center in April and early May. Free IVF Information Session Thursday, April 7, 6 to 8:30 p.m., UConn Health Center, Conference Room EG-013 Specialists with the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services lead an informational session about current treatments for infertility, specifically in vitro fertilization (IVF). […]

An Opportunity to Do Wonderful Things

This story is the third of a multi-part series on the history of the Health Center. The entire series can be read at the Health Center’s 50th Anniversary website. The people involved in the Health Center’s early years recall the excitement they felt in being part of creating something new and the vision and commitment they […]

Urban Service Track Members Present at ADEA’s Annual Conference

Submitted by Urban Service Track UConn dental students and members of the Urban Service Track joined 2,000 clinicians and educators interested in educational innovation and interprofessional achievement in San Diego for the 2011 American Dental Education Association’s Annual Session earlier this month. Marcus Moss, a third-year dental student, described his participation in the ADEA conference […]

Avon Students Raise Funds for Children’s Cancer

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of Kids for Kids at Avon High School. Avon students raise money for the Children’s Cancer Activity Fund at the University of Connecticut Health Center and volunteer spending time with children undergoing cancer treatment. Every year, students gather on the first Friday in December to light […]

Health, Safety and Environment Fair Celebrates 50

[flickr-gallery id=”72157627161888793″]   The recent annual Health, Safety and Environment Fair offered something for everyone; from information about personal health and safety to environmental tips to the availability of videotaping a 50th anniversary greeting. This year’s theme focused on 50, which coincides with yearlong celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the UConn […]

Medical School Reaps the Benefits of Student’s Passion for Photography

As a kid growing up in Waterbury, second-year medical student Pauley Chea loved cameras and taking photographs. “I love the ability to freeze a moment in time,” explains Chea. “In real life, everything is moving, everything is dynamic. A photograph is a snapshot in time so you can really take your time studying a scene […]

Embracing Technology to Advance Dental Science

Dean’s Corner One of the gems of our institution is the Dental Clinical Research Center (DCRC), housed in recently renovated space on the main floor. About 25 percent of our full-time faculty are involved in open clinical trials. This type of research has been and promises to continue to be instrumental in the advancement of […]

A Passion for Learning

Dr. Suzanne Rose to Join UConn as Senior Associate Dean for Education Dr. Suzanne Rose was just a few years out of college and on summer break from her job as a high school biology teacher. Sitting on a perch on the Grand Canyon, it occurred to her that while she always wanted to be […]

Medical School Class of 2011 Achieves Highest Match Rate in Recent Years

[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMOV3OtyrxU&feature=player_embedded’] Match Day was a great success for students at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine as 98.8 percent secured residencies through the National Residency Match Program. The national average is 94.1 percent. “There are a lot of metrics used to rank and evaluate educational institutions but the measures that matter most are […]

Join the Million Challenge – Take a Diabetes Risk Test

Did you know that every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes? That’s more than 5,200 individuals every day. Could you be next? On the American Diabetes Association Alert Day on Tuesday, March 22, the ADA is asking individuals to “wake-up” and find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The […]